The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Architect
Rank 126 122 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 14 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.73% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.77% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 33
Average salary £67,500 £90,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
Security Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2198 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.63% 94.25% 92.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1736 1675
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region.

Security Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title.

1 28 (71.79%) Security Architecture
2 23 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
4 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 21 (53.85%) Telecoms
5 20 (51.28%) Network Design
6 18 (46.15%) DV Cleared
7 13 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (20.51%) IPv6
8 8 (20.51%) Network Security
8 8 (20.51%) LTE
9 6 (15.38%) Marketing
9 6 (15.38%) SWOT Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) Network Architecture
9 6 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
9 6 (15.38%) 3GPP
9 6 (15.38%) Economics
10 5 (12.82%) Information Security
10 5 (12.82%) Degree
11 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.26%) CISSP
12 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
12 3 (7.69%) RMADS
13 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
13 2 (5.13%) Splunk
13 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
13 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
13 2 (5.13%) SABSA
13 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) IPv6
1 8 (20.51%) Network Security
1 8 (20.51%) LTE
2 6 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
2 6 (15.38%) 3GPP
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) IPv4
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
General
1 21 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) JSP
1 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Economics
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) RMADS
3 2 (5.13%) GIS
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Security Architecture
2 20 (51.28%) Network Design
3 6 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 6 (15.38%) SWOT Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Information Security
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Business Development
7 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.13%) MODAF
7 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) UML
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
7 2 (5.13%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 18 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) CISSP
6 2 (5.13%) CISA
6 2 (5.13%) CITP
6 2 (5.13%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) COBIT
2 2 (5.13%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6K Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum generous bonus scheme and benefits o
Posted: Yesterday